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Dec 16, 2012 11:00pm EST
declare war against mexico. and they said we really can't do that because the mexicans haven't done anything. we have sent 4000 american troops down so we can't declare war on mexico yet. when polk got defensive and that he needed, he went to congress on may 11, 1846. and he said that mexico attacked the boundaries of the united states and had shed american blood on american soil. this was a lie. everybody knew that it was a lie. the whig party, which was the opposition party, everybody in the party in congress knew that land where the soldiers had been sent, they had always been considered mexican rather than texan land. and a lot of congressmen say that the idea that this is american soil the blood has been shed on it is pretty dubious. but the fact of the matter is that everyone lines up and you can't really call it a declaration of war. so they are afraid of looking unpatriotic, suffering under the label of not starting the war. the mexican war is short. it is 20 months total come in only 16 months are actual fighting. as you will hear today, the war was not short enough for the
Dec 22, 2012 12:00pm EST
war. he was sent on this -- declaring war. the day before he found out that mexicans have crossed the rio grande and killed 14 soldiers in this disputed area, he went to his cabinet and said, i think we should declare war. his cabinet set to we can't because the mexicans haven't done anything. we set for those american troops talent into land that mexico things is theirs, and we're waiting for something to happen. then he finds out the next day that an incident had happened. and when he get this error of -- incident he went to congress on may 111846 and stated mexico is passed the boundary of the united states, has invaded our territory and shed american blood of american soil. not to put too fine a point on it, this was all i. a party, which was the opposition party, everyone in the party in congress knew that the land had always been considered mexican resident texan land. and a lot of congressmen, but privately to each other after the statement, the eddy that this is american sorrell the blood is been shed on is pretty dubious, but the fact of the matter is, everybody winds up
Dec 28, 2012 2:00am PST
'm from mexico city and i write about mexican stuff. i fear i would write a book to deal with that and get it out of the way. this is part of this project. my main character is alexander. [inaudible] don't take it personal. my aim, i guess is to at the end of my novel that [inaudible] good mexican novelists. alexander looked at the mirror and saw a mexican stairing back at him. the bad mexican had paid alexander a visit much the conversation from last night's party brought him back in full force. why did he always have to open his big mouth. why tell people that don't care that he hated and despised? he actually might like the [inaudible] hated me english and spanish he could not understand how someone could say he was mexican having been born in the usa. he doesn't like going to mexican places. he does not like to discuss beer and shots of tequilla. he never listened to spanish radio stations. no more mexicans. who did not have a problem being objective with a mexican. [inaudible]. i should try to do something about this he thought this is not good. may be i should try, may be i should ma
Dec 16, 2012 9:00am EST
included in the los angeles public library's best of 2012. .. >> amy greenberg recounts the mexican-american war in 1846. the author examines president polk's decision to go toward door that congressman abraham lincoln and henry clay played in the debate. this is about an hour. [applause] the mac thinks, to nice. i want to thank everybody who's so nice to meet here at the abraham presidential center. i've got me to her and seeing that they need to worry stewart. i encourage you to see when there's not some event like there is right now. the relationship between war as in the lincoln is really intriguing. i want to talk about today is my most recent book, "a wicked war: polk, clay, lincoln, and the 1846 u.s. invasion of mexico." the title dream to is taken from a quote from ulysses s. grant. from the thinnest i've come across back in everything he did then in his career and this number as he writes frankly about experiences he's had, the good in the bad and it makes for good reading. but one thing that grant spent some time together talking about in his life was his role in the u.s.-
Dec 23, 2012 8:30am PST
was trilingual. so that there's been this interaction. it's sort... i presume... you're mexican, i know, of mexican descent, and i presume you were raised roman catholic. >> hinojosa: mm-hmm. >> well, the church, the roman catholic church, for the first millennium and a half after the death of christ, was like a club fointeectuals. i don't mean it in a facetious way. all of the intellectuals who were priests that related to the church, they all read latin, no matter if they were from what is now italy or germany or england or france. whereas the common people didn't know anything about each other, the intellectual class did. that's the same analogy for artists in the diaspora. >> hinojosa: so do you agree, ilan, that these... or what would be the points of intersection historically? >> i would say first and foremost that the latinos are not a racial minority. weave been a minority group, and so african american literature is part of latino literature, because there is a portion, a substantial portion, of latinos that are black, and they have been producing literature from the very begin
Dec 27, 2012 5:30pm PST
was called the pueblo land when the san francisco peninsula was switched over from mexican ownership to american ownership. certain tracts were preserved, so there was a more orderly, even though it took decades, transfer of ownership of those lands, but there were also what were called pueblo lands, which were sort of a poem by the town, and then, there was a whole lot of discussion about what should happen to those -- which were sort of zero and -- sort of owned by the town. >> so was san francisco's bordered upon at the time, or did that happen later? >> san mateo county did not exist when they originally chartered it. i think there were 16 counties, and a few years later, they said they were too large, so they doubled back and created san mateo county. >> this is an early map of an area that might have been known as san francisco, but it did not have a defined southern boundary yet. >> the city i believe was up larkin street, and everything west was counties. i think larkin was here. that is the original charter. then in 1850, van ness, who was the supervisor, did the addition. i
Dec 9, 2012 6:00pm EST
carrying a mexican american icon disappeared mid flight. >>> under investigation dmch they break the law? the dee jas in the middle of the royal prank in sown selling. the nurse who took her life, and now a message. >>> and johnny manziel, and to grandma and grandpa's house. >> and grandma, i'm so sorry for all the things we broke in the house. >>> good evening on this sunday night. we begin here with breaking developments of a dangerous rescue of an american doctor held captive by militants in afghanistan. while the doctor was saved, one of the american warriors who was there was killed. dr. dilip joseph was there to bring memd help to people in afghanistan. and defense secretary pennetta about the rescue, saying the team put the safety of another american ahead of their own. muhammad legal la on the story in eastern afghanistan. >> reporter: it happened under the cover of darkness. a joint american andfghan special forces raid to rescue this man. dilip joseph, an american doctor working for a colorado-based charity, morningstar development. >> this is a team that has lots of training o
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Dec 18, 2012 11:00pm PST
connecticut massacre. marine hammer held behind bars in a mexican jail for four months. he and a buddy were headed to mexico to hunt and fish. they brought a gun with him in a r.v. and hammer was told by the agent to declare the rifle to mexican agents, which he did. at that time, hammer was arrested. that was august. this is a u.s. marine, change to a bed in a mexican prison. disgusting. now listen to his parents. >> this is wrong. do the right thing. he should be released mealy. she not a gun runner. you know it. >> eric: where is eric holder? he had zero problems to get guns to drug lords. madam secretary, and mr. holder, free this marine now. the least you can do. where are hillary and holder? >> bob: the suggestion that they are in a position to free them. the mexicans have to make that decision. keep in mind, we put all kind of pressure on the mexicans about their drug running. part of this is a pay back for mexicans. are they holding out to get a get back for what we have been doing to them with putting the heat on them about gun runnin running? a part. not right but not an issue of
Dec 22, 2012 2:00pm PST
gave himself near absolute power. >>> a former u.s. marine who spent four months in a mexican prison is free today. jon hammer was locked up in august on weapons charges. his family says he was physically abused in custody, threatened, chained to a bed and never saw a judge. u.s. lawmakers and diplomats got involved on ma'am hammer's behalf and convinced mexican authorities to release him. [ bells tolling ] >> america is pausing to remember the newtown shooting victims. church bells rang out friday exactly one week after the tragedy. flags remained at half staff. many websites even went dark. people all over the country observed a moment of silence for the 20 children and 6 educators. today there is a walk for peace in newtown, and three more children will be laid to rest. ana grace marquez-green, who lost to count and sing. josephine grace gay, who celebrated her 7th birthday. and emilie alice parker. lots of backlash for the nra for their statement friday. gabby and i are extremely disappointed by the nra's defiant suppose. they could have chosen to be a voice for the own members w
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Dec 14, 2012 1:00am PST
thoughts. u.s. marine incarcerated in mexico for absolutely no reason at all. we're asking the mexican government to free him. we hope you stay tuned to those repepepepep >> bill: culture warrior segment tonight along with the rise of secularism in america militant feminism making a comeback. camille wrote an article in the hollywood reporter hashly criticizing katie perry and taylor swift calling them insipid. she thinks they should be quote powerful models of mature bombingliness unquote. here are two ladies who fight fit that description gretchen carlson and jeanine pirro. so why don't you define the point that ms. paggala are trying to make. >> she is saying there are successful women like katie perry and taylor swift in forbes magazine make more money than just about anyone in terms of their music. she is saying that they are insipid that their music is bland and that they are monotonous and at the end of the day they are too buttoned up. her concern is that they are not trashy and they don't reflect kind of a sense of real living. and she talks about black female performers as st
Dec 13, 2012 1:00am PST
. >>> it started as a relaxing trip to ride the waves in costa rica. but it ended with a former marine in a mexican prison. it's been there since august. and there's questions about why he was arrested. his parents are pleading for his release. >>> first, we have a 360 bulletin. >> speaker john boehner is telling house republicans not to make christmas break plans because they might have to work through the holiday on a deal to avoid the fiscal cliff. the warning comes after president obama talked with boehner last night on the phone. sources say it was a tense conversation. experts warn of a new recession if a deal can't be reached in 20 days. >>> new jersey governor chris christie says it's ridiculous to say he couldn't be president because of his weight. he pushed back at his critics in an interview with abc's barbara walters. the republican governor is rumored to be considering a bid for the white house in 2016. >>> and, anderson, pope benedict xvi blessed his internet followers in his first tweet today. the pontiff has nearly 1 million followers on this english twitter page alone. and has many
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Dec 15, 2012 1:00am PST
jon hammer being held in a mexican prison on bogus charges? we will continue our reporting on this disturbing story. caution. you are about to enter the no spin zone. "the factor" begins right now. >> bill: hi. i'm bill o'reilly. thanks for watching us. mass murder in connecticut, unspeakable evil on display. there is little anyone can say when 20 school children are murdered. that kind of thing diminishes the entire country and deeply affects all good people. here is what we know at this hour. about 9:40 this morning at the sandy hook elementary school in newtown, connecticut, 230-year-old adam lanza shot the principal dead and also killed a school psychologist. then he entered two classrooms, killing the children. four other adults died as well. lanza hess mother, nancy, was a teacher at the school and he apparently murdered her earlier in the morning at the home they shared. right now there is no known motive and we won't be getting any explanation from lanza who committed suicide at the school. this is the worst school shooting ever in connecticut. second worst in the u
Dec 9, 2012 5:30pm PST
. mexican american singing icon jenni rivera. she was flying from a concert when her plane disappeared. officials saying they are found the plane and no survivors. >> reporter: mexican authorities say the small plane carrying mexican-american super star jenni rivera went missing this morning. it was carrying her and six others leaving monterey after a concert and losing contact with radar ten minutes later. the 43-year-old's last known tweet her 1.4 million followers was this morning. this picture, believed to be here with her traveling companions surfaced on a mexican website. it has not yet been confirmed by authorities. ♪ born to mexican immigrants in long beach, california, she is best known for her music in the mexican regional banda style. she has sold more than 20 million albums worldwide. comparable to taylor swift. but she is also a reality show star with the show "i love jenni" on cable and soon to be an even bigger cross over success. recently signed with abc to headline a comedy series titled jenni. rivera often sings about social issues and relationships. her own color f
Dec 10, 2012 5:00pm PST
to cut out to keep kids healthy. ,,,,,,,,,,,, singer and mexican-americanv star jenni rivera over the weekend after her plane crad in mexico. >>> local latino music fans are mourning the death of one of their favorites. jenni rivera died after her plane crashed in mexico. lynn ramirez in san jose with reaction from some of rivera's fans. len. >> reporter: that's right, allen. a hot of people are in a state of shock. something they didn't expect since jenni's career really seemed to be taking off. for many she symbolized being able to overcome life's obstacles. >> powering through her recent heart break and triumph. , it seems her life and career were reaching a high point. for her many fans on both sides of the mexican american board it made news of her plane crash and sudden death all the more difficult to take. >> really very sad. i don't think nobody can believe what happened. so, so sad. >> rivera was a rarity in the recording industry. a rising star who was also a middle aged mother of five and grandmother. she was a working single mom who hit it big incrossed over. born in s
Dec 10, 2012 11:00pm PST
point. for her many fans on both sides of the mexican-american board, it made news of her plane crash and sudden death all the more difficult to take. >> i don't think, really, nobody can believe what happened. it's so sad. >> reporter: rivera was a rarity in the recording industry, a rising star who was also a middle-aged mother of five. she was a working single mom who hit it big and crossed over. born in southern california to mexican parents, she spoke perfect english and spanish. she had a successful career in music and reality tv. >> there's vigils. people are hurt. >> reporter: san jose singer and radio personality reno says she wasn't shy about letting the world know about her problems and failed marriages. >> her music portrayed the women can do it too, you know, kind of like a feminist thing. you know, if i did it, you can do it. if you have kids, if your in a tough relationship, you can still make it. >> reporter: to the many working moms in the mexican- american community, she was a favorite and a role model. >> she was an example, because i'm a single mother too. she trie
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Dec 13, 2012 5:00pm PST
for absolutely no reason at all. we're asking the mexican government to free him. we hope you stay tuned to those reports. [ engine revs ] ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] the mercedes-benz winter event is back, with the perfect vehicle that's just right for you, no matter which list you're on. [ santa ] ho, ho, ho, ho! [ male announcer ] lease a 2013 c250 for $349 a month at your local mercedes-benz dealer. at your local music is a universal language. but when i was in an accident... i was worried the health care system spoke a language all its own with unitedhealthcare, i got help that fit my life. information on my phone. connection to doctors who get where i'm from. and tools to estimate what my care may cost. so i never missed a beat. we're more than 78,000 people looking out for more than 70 million americans. that's health in numbers. unitedhealthcare. time for citi price rewind. because your daughter really wants that pink castle thing. and you realldon't want to pay more than you have to. only citi price rewind automatically searches for the lowest price. and if it findone, you get refunded th
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Dec 22, 2012 1:00am PST
relentless campaign by the factor, the family of the u.s. marine held captive in a filthy mexican prison on a trumped up charge says they will all get to spend the holiday together. >> at some point we're going to have to address the spending problem that we have. but we can't cut our way to prosperity. we need real economic growth. how we get there, god only knows. >> laura: chaos in the g.o.p. as speaker john boehner fails to sell his colleagues on his plan to avoid the fiscal cliff. so what now? >> rather than face her own moral failings the media demonized lawful gun owners, amplify their cries for more laws and fill the national media with misinformation and dishonest thinking. >> and the nra breaks its silence for the first time since the massacre in newtown, connecticut. and blasts the media for glorifying violence. caution, you are about to enter the no spin zone, the factor begins right now. >> hi, everyone, i'm laura ingraham in for bill o'reilly. thanks for watching us tonight. just days before christmas. we begin with the best possible news. 27-year-old corporal john hammar,
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Dec 13, 2012 7:00pm PST
this happen? a u.s. marine chained up in a dangerous mexican prison. the parents getting horrifying calls about sending moan tow save his life. that disturbing story is next. and congressman jason chafits accusing the state department of hiding benghazi survivors. he is here. and caught on camera, if you think our congress fights, take a look at this. what led to the government brawl? where in the world is this? you will see a lot more, coming up. ♪ [ male announcer ] with free package pickup from the u.s. postal service the holidays are easy. visit pay, print, and have it picked up for free before december 20h for delivery in time for the holidays. you can even give us special instructions on where to find it. free package pickup. from the u.s. postal service. because it's nice to have an extra pair of hands around for the holidays. they don't help single moms. hi! hi! [ sarah ] what happened to our house last year? [ daughters ] it flooded and the water flooded out. yeah. [ sarah ] the red cross arranged the hotel for us. they gave me that break, that leverage, to be able to
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Dec 28, 2012 1:00pm PST
the mexican government using our court system to fight arizona's sb1070 immigration law. it wants a u.s. circuit court of appeals to block part the of the law that makes it illegal to protect illegal immigrants. mexicans say it's anti-immigration and antimexico. jamie weinstein says it's anti-illegal immigration. you listen to this and -- break it down. so mexico wants the arizona courts to say it's illegal to ban harboring illegal mexicans. do i have that right? >> actually, the -- in arizona court, a lower court put this law on hold. it's before the u.s. court much appeals in san francisco where the mexican government filed an amicus brief saying the law, it's illegal to harbor illegal immigrants but only if you're committing a crime or in the process of committing a crime in addition to that. that's the only people in violation. if you're already committing a crime or having committed a crime and harboring illegal immigrants. the brief says the law, one, harms diplomatic relation with g united states and prevents the mexican government from negotiating with the united states becaus
Dec 12, 2012 5:00pm PST
much. >> it ended with a 27-year-old former u.s. marine in a mexican prison. there are questions about why he was arrested. first we have a 360 bulletin. >> house speaker is asking them not to make christmas break plans. they may have to work during the holiday. sources say it was a tense conversation. experts warn of a new recession have a deal can't be reached in 20 days. new jersey governor says it i y ridiculous that he can't be president because of his weight. >> pope benedict the xvi blessed his followers on his twitter page today. some saying that he is the coolest pope in history. >> thank you very much. former u.s. marine served iraq and afghanistan. they are pleading for his safe return. that story is just ahead. santho, ho, ho!anta! santa! want to see some magic? watch this! merry chr... (crash) ow! i landed on my keys. did you get that? oh yeah. that was amazing. here you go. that was a fun trick! see? santa's okay. walk it off santa. share videos instantly with s-beam. on the galaxy siii and note ii. for a limited time get two flip covers for the price of one. exclusively
Dec 1, 2012 3:00pm PST
's the biggest problem in u.s./mexican relations right now? >> translator: greater trust in our relationship. i think the first meeting with mr. obama is for us to get to know each other. i'm convinced a good relationship with countries begins with a good relationship with governments. a recollectionship that would allow us to understand the world affairs and the world -- basic disagreement will reach a relationship of brotherhood. >> there have been record deportations in the obama administration from the united states of undocumented workers back into mexico. >> i think we have to work at this issue. especially to get proper treatment for the people in the end. i don't have the proper papers, also, i see with great understanding the proposal that president obama has offered to reach immigration reform. it's an issue, and there's american politics. which government sees with great favor. >> why are fewer mexicans seeking to crossover into the united states now? >> because we have -- right now mexico has a great opportunity in my opinion, to reach economic growth. there are two main issues of m
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Dec 18, 2012 7:00pm PST
administration? a u.s. marine chained to a bed in a mexican prison. our government could step in but has not. another group wants the marine freed, and here's the interesting twist. no one in the other group is an american. who is this group, and why are they stepping in? that's next. >>> also, the head of a medical device company is here. he e-mailed me the other day that he didn't like what i said about the 17 democrats who voted for obama care. noso only fair we invite him too on the record. plus, rush limbaugh warns there's a plan to, quote, des mate the republican party. who does rush say is behind the plan and why does he say republicans should be careful? rush coming up. ♪ ♪ [ engine revs ] ♪ [ male announcer ] oh what fun it is to ride. get the mercedes-benz on your wish list at the winter event going on now through december 31st. [ santa ] ho, ho, ho! [ male announcer ] lease a 2013 e350 for $579 a month at your local mercedes-benz dealer. aww man. [ male announcer ] returns are easy with free pickup from the u.s. postal service. we'll even drop off boxes if you need them. vis
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Dec 20, 2012 1:00am PST
we have a situation where a former marine, 27-year-old john hammar has been in a mexican prison since last august for absolutely nothing. nothing. as we have reported, corporal hammar secured permission from the u.s. customs office in brownsville, texas to carry an antique rifle handed down by his grandfather across the border. he then checked in with the mexican officials with the paper work. the gun was clearly a recreational weapon that hammar wanted to take to costa rica on a trip. authorities arrested hammar, threw him in prison and actually chained him to his bunk. with six days to go before christmas, that's where hammar remains in a filthy, corrupt, mexican jail. corporal hammar served two combat tours. one in afghanistan and the other in iraq. his marine battalion took heavy casualties in fallujah with 13 killed in action. when he returned home the corporal suffered from prost that plat particular stress disorder. he was treated for nine months. got out last may and simply wanted to take a vacation after his ordeal. there is absolutely no reason on earth for the mexican autho
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Dec 22, 2012 1:00pm PST
was in dire straits. >> heather: still to come a u.s. marine was locked up for months in a notorious mexican prison. his story has a happy ending just in time for christmas. >> we've always said it. mexican system has to prove it. ? yeah, sure you can. great. where's your gift? uh... whew. [ male announcer ] break from the holiday stress. ship fedex express by december 22nd for christmas delivery. if we took the already great sentra apart and completely reimagined it with best-in-class combined mpg, and more interior room than corolla and civic? and a technology suite with bluetooth, navigation and other handy stuff? yeahthat would be cool. introducing the all-new nissan sentra. it's our most innovative sentra ever. nissan. innovation that excites. now get a $169-per-month lease on a 2013 nissan sentra. ♪ >>. >> gregg: a florida family's nightmare is finally over. john hammer is back on american soil after spending months inside a mexican prison. he was arrested trying to carry a heirloom shotgun across the border. dominic is live in los angeles with more on the story. >> reporter: i think
Dec 12, 2012 7:00pm PST
parents fear that he may die in a mexican prison. they are pleading for his safe return after what was a surfing trip. johnny hammar's story just ahead. it gives us 5x the rewards on our internet, phone charges and cable, plus at office supply stores. rewards we put right back into our business. this is the only thing we've ever wanted to do and ink helps us do it. make your mark with ink from chase. ♪ [ male announcer ] this is karen and jeremiah. they don't know it yet, but they're gonna fall in love, get married, have a couple of kids, [ children laughing ] move to the country, and live a long, happy life together where they almost never fight about money. [ dog barks ] because right after they get married, they'll find some retirement people who are paid on salary, not commission. they'll get straightforward guidance and be able to focus on other things, like each other, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. >>> a new twist in the bizarre story of john mcafee. police in belize want to question him about his neighbor's death but he fled to gua
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Dec 13, 2012 8:00pm PST
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Dec 24, 2012 8:30am EST
and have for 40 years. and i'm interested about marco rubio and the people of, hispanic people of mexican descent that inhabit my world here where i live and how that, how marco rubio perceives the people of hispanics of mexican descent. >> guest: you get a really interest withing question there when you're trying to analyze marco rubio because he's cuban-american. cuban-americans represent a or very small segment of the hispanic population. you can't just say hispanics or latinos in the united states. it's not one gigantic, monolithic group. it's made up of a variety of different people who come from different countries. mexican-americans are by a mile the large of that group. the largest of that group. and so there's one issue, the demographic issue based on country of origin. then you have to take a look at his positions on immigration, and that's so important to mexican-americans, to guatemalan-americans, to salvadore ran-americans, to cuban-americans. and marco rubio has talked about changing the tone on immigration for republicans, but he's also taken some positions in the past that
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Dec 22, 2012 4:00pm PST
of the border. and that is under pressure from the attention was just plain wrong. >> at issue for the mexicans. it is how to prosecute him and what crime he committed. it is the whole mess and they needed a way out. they determined that john had taken the shot gun in the country without intent to commit a and the next system proved it however. and there should be modification. and they should not have it happen. >> and despite the embarrassment . it is a point against the united states. the mexican buss -the good news. and thank you very much. we'll turn to the fiscal cliff . it is approaching effort . it is earlier this week there is signs of progress and republican house speaker john boehner said plans don't do enough to address the key problem. nasa's government spending that could impact future americans . >> what the president offered so far will not resolve the spending problems . it will hurt our economy. a failing to reach a deal by december 31st would trigger tax hikes and spending hikes . and they say they are willing to continue to work toward a deal . the question is can they get i
Dec 11, 2012 6:00am PST
on that will be your clue. mike will have the forecast coming up. >>> money laundering, mexican drug cartels and ties to terrorism. the punishment just announced for one of the world's largest >>> welcome back. nine minutes after 6:00 on this tuesday morning. doppler -- seattle to portland off the coast where our rain maker is, gives you an idea how facetvñeí moving, it is --w fast it is off moing, rainfall appears light with this system. cooler start, 30s inland, patchy fog, most of us clear mid to upper 40s bay and coast. high clouds and sunshine noon low to mid 50s, sprinkles possible around 4:00, mainly cloudy and mid to upper 50s, 40s with light rain developing along the coast and up in the north bay by 7:00. >>> back up at the bay bridge toll, no metering lights yet you can see traffic flowing here and delays for cash paying folks backing to the first overcrossing. serious situation on skyline boulevard southbound 35 between john muir and john daly boulevard car went off the embankment, injuries involves, tow truck and crews on scene. conflicting reports, whether one lane is getting by or al
Dec 10, 2012 2:00am PST
's what we have coming up. safe distance for now -- a mexican journalist fights corruption from germany. laying down the law -- britain's new bribery act raises the bar. and trees against climate change -- the business case for reforestation in mexico. no country is immune from corruption. where business and political interests interact there is always the risk that people on both sides will seek their personal advantage. political corruption flourishes when democratic institutions are weak or non-existent. china is no exception. in his first major speech china's new leader xi jinping publicly acknowledged that the communist party leadership must put an end to this problem. recent protests across china say that the party leaders are the problem. and one blogger has found an effective way to expose corruption online. >> this collection of unspectacular pictures of government functionaries at official events seems hardly worth a glance. but a second look reveals details that have shocked people across china -- luxury wrist watches that sell for as much 60,000 euros. the upmarket timepiece
Dec 11, 2012 12:00am PST
of jenni rivera mexican-american superstar was there in april to help 93.7 make its official debut. >> she was like our mexican lady gaga. that big. huge celebrity. having her as our launch radio station for celebrity it meant a lot for u us. >>reporter: 43-year-old mother of 5 became a mexican-american singing sensation. appealing to fans on both sides of the border. >> role model for hispanic community all over the united states and international as well. >>reporter: she sold more than 15 million major label recording album and won a string of latin music award. fans paying tribute by buying her cd's in san jose. >> she will be missed and music still played and she's going to be the always remembered as she was happy as an artist a-mom, the friend. >>reporter: family fries in southern california where rivera lived still trying to comprehend the superstar sudden death. singer jet crashed in northern mexico following a concert killing 7 people including rivera. >> we are like in denial. many keep news prayer. there are no words. >>reporter: soulful singer seemed to have a specia
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from ancient mexican art: the chacmool figure, and that really provides him with fodder, with inspiration, throughout his career. he carves figures which have a very peculiar positioning of the upraised knees together, but also the position of the head - a very alert, peculiar, eccentric position of the head, sort of away from the body, seemingly to emphasize that sense of the block of the stone. the "stoniness" - that's the word he used - the stoniness, the blockiness, the sort of rough eloquence of ancient mexican statuary. (narrator) in 1930, moore wrote: "the sculpture that moves me most is full-blooded and self-supporting. its forms are completely realized and work as masses in opposition. it is strong and vital, giving off something of the energy of great mountains." (narrator) with success came increased self-assurance. in the summer of 1929, he married irina radetzky. moore stopped teaching and began to concentrate on his own work, and he sought out the leaders of surrealism. he met pablo picasso in paris. the ideas underpinning works like picasso's figure carryi
Dec 9, 2012 6:30pm EST
, they may have found the missing star. mexican-american singing sensation, jenni rivera who has sold some 20 million records is tonight missing. the multigrammy winning nominee was last seen boarding the learjet near monterrey, mexico. the plane believed with seven on board took off. ten minutes into the flight, 62 miles after takeoff, the private jet fell off the radar. >> no doubt she's one of the biggest stars. >> reporter: a mother of five who recently filed for divorce. rivera was born in long beach, california to immigrant parents. in the '90s she became a crossover star. her album jenni became number one in the pop latin style. just last year she sold out staples center in los angeles. the first female mexican artist to ever do. >> i love jenni. >> reporter: a reality tv star with her film debut set for next month, tonight in mexico, the search for rivera's plane is still under way. rivera's flight was scheduled to last about an hour and a half, and although those early reports are unconfirmed, the mexican authorities say there are no survivors. >>> now to late word about the meeting
Dec 10, 2012 7:00am EST
-- >> ♪ mi corazon ♪ >> she delighted millions of fans with her songs of troubled love. mexicans are mourning the death of la diva. to ghana and president john mahama has been declared the winner of friday's election, but the opposition says the poll was fraudulent. it will meet on tuesday to decide the way forward. >> even before the results were announced, projection that john mahama had won the election led to protests on the streets of accra. the main opposition in ghana has accused the governing congress of conspiring with the electoral commission to fix the polls -- a claim rejected by the ndc. security was tight as the results were made official. >> ladies and gentlemen, based on the results herein, i declare john mahama president elect. [applause] >> this election was trouble even before the claims of vote tampering. glitches with the new fingerprinting system meant that friday's poll had to be extended into saturday in some parts of the country. observers said the election passed off largely peacefully. mr. mahama was ghana's vice president until the unexpected death of
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Dec 19, 2012 1:00am PST
immediately. >> bill: with seven days until christmas, will the mexican government release marine corporal jon hammer from prison? this is a terrible miscarriage of justice. and president obama should get involved. we'll have the latest from the corporal's parents. >> i know what you're thinking. did he fire six shots or only five? ask yourself one question, do i feel lucky? >> bill: do you recall tradition violent movies and video games incite psychopaths to commit crimes. quentin terrentino and jamie fox are under pressure. we'll tell you what's going on. caution, you are about to enter the no spin zone. "the factor" begins right now. >> bill: hi. i'm bill o'reilly. thanks for watching us tonight's. the truth about guns, murder and children in the usa. that is a subject of this evening's talking points memo. emotions running high after 20 children were murdered in newtown, connecticut. the president, congress and we the people all want to do something constructive to make sure this horror doesn't happen again. the problem, it will happen again no matter what we do. that doesn't mean we shoul
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